We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

One man arrested and search ongoing for another after armed robbery in Mullingar

A man in his 40s was arrested after a car crashed into a wall a short time later.

GARDAÍ ARE SEARCHING for a man after an armed robbery in Mullingar where staff in a supermarket were threatened and cash was stolen.

At around 9.30 last night, two men armed with a hammer and a bar went into a supermarket at Ardleigh, Mullingar.

A man in his 40s was arrested after a car crashed into a wall a short time later. The silver Renault Megane crashed into a wall at Ballinderry and two men were seen running from the car.

Gardaí responding to the incident arrested one man close to where the car was crashed and a quantity of cash was recovered.

The man in his 40s is being held at Mullingar Garda Station and a search is continuing for a second man.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Mullingar Garda Station on 044 9384000.

Read: Garda Special Detective Unit carrying out surveillance operations on suspected ISIS threats>

Readers like you are keeping these stories free for everyone...
A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article. Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

Your Voice
Readers Comments
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.